Len Brown, New Musical Express, 2 July 1988
The Smiths were "like a life-support machine" to Morrissey. Without STEPHEN STREET – co-writer/producer of Viva Hate – it's conceivable that Les Miserable himself would either be six feet under or reconsidering his career in flower arrangement. LEN BROWN (assisted by knobbly-kneed namesake James) met The Smiths' fan turned saviour.
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